Books & Literature

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Book Musings: What Light by Jay Asher

    Jay Asher had impressed me before with his novel 13 Reasons Why and because of it, I had been eagerly waiting for What Light. It did not disappoint me at all. I read the book over this weekend and let me tell you, it’s one of best weekends I’ve had in 2016.   … Continue reading

Author Interview: Avantika Debnath

Hello Avantika, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to me. First things first: how did you take up writing? I honestly don’t know, rather don’t remember. My mom has pieces of papers with my scribbles and it’s from when I was 4 or 5. I had written rhymes on my … Continue reading

Interview: Mayi Godwa, Founder of Blossoms Bookstore, Bangalore

Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to talk to BUZZ Magazine. You’re welcome. We understand that you started Blossoms back in 2001 out of your sheer love for books. What has changed from then till now? A lot has changed since 2001. We were a very small space back then. Now we … Continue reading

Book Review: The Bridal Pyre by Avantika Debnath

The position of a woman in society is in every age a difficult one as the very task of asserting her identity and individuality in a world governed by patriarchy is always a precarious one.To make matters when women due to wrong education or no education at all and their social conditioning starts exploiting the … Continue reading

Author Interview: Ayan Pal

Hello Ayan, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to us. 😀 First things first: how did you take up writing? I took up writing after watching M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs. I was in college then and knew I had to become an author someday. I took me more than a … Continue reading

Author Interview: Luke Gracias

Hello Luke, thank you so much for taking the time out to talk to us. 🙂 First things first: how did you take up writing? I wanted to write a screen play for a film and tried my hand at that around 2010. I did a couple of courses to improve my screen play writing … Continue reading

Author Interview: Jonali Karmakar

First things first: how did you take up writing? Honestly, I don’t remember. All I know is that I’ve been writing ever since I learnt to string words into sentences. Even when I couldn’t write, I’d make stories on the go. My family brought me up amidst wonderful stories. My granny and aunt didn’t sing … Continue reading

Books: 8 Life Hacks to SNEAK in EXTRA READING Time

Artwork: Souradeep Ghosh You might read the title and go, “But why 8?” Because I am a writer and writers are weird. It’s our birthright, really. Or maybe it is because I cannot think of 10 ways, so make your peace with the 8 ways that I can offer you.   1. Carry your book with … Continue reading

Author Interview: Niranjan Navalgund

Niranjan Navalgund is a young chess professional who derives great pleasure in learning about life through the game of chess. He is a former National U-17 Chess Champion and a Commonwealth Silver medalist in the U-18 Category He is a lover of words and occasionally tries his hand at writing stories and poems. His latest … Continue reading

Book Review: When We Collided by Emery Lord

When We Collided Emery Lord Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Amazon | Amazon Kindle Price: Rs 350      ABOUT THE BOOK:    Seventeen year old Jonah Daniels has lived in Verona Cove, California, his whole life, and only one thing has ever changed: his father used to be alive, and now he’s not. Now Jonah must … Continue reading